The Resource The alienist, Caleb Carr

The alienist, Caleb Carr

Label
The alienist
Title
The alienist
Statement of responsibility
Caleb Carr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a madman begins stalking victims on the streets of 1896 New York, a team of investigators is forced to apply radical and untested techniques that include fingerprinting and the controversial science of psychology
Member of
Summary
The year is 1896, and a serial killer is loose in New York City. His targets are poor young boys working as transvestite prostitutes. While the general public has little interest in the victims, Chief of Police Theodore Roosevelt wants the murderer stopped. He assembles a clandestine group of amateur detectives to track the killer
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
Anthony Award for Best Novel, 1995.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
018969
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carr, Caleb
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Laszlo Kreizler mysteries
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Serial murders
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Serial murders
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
The alienist, Caleb Carr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"With a new afterword"--Page 4 of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm73692906
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House trade pbk. ed.
Extent
498 pages
Isbn
9780812976144
Lccn
2006287708
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)73692906
Label
The alienist, Caleb Carr
Publication
Note
"With a new afterword"--Page 4 of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm73692906
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House trade pbk. ed.
Extent
498 pages
Isbn
9780812976144
Lccn
2006287708
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)73692906

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